Fordway Blog

Successful Migration to Azure

[fa icon="calendar'] May 13, 2019 3:09:12 PM / by Caroline Houlden posted in Insider, cloud, enterprise cloud, IT Transformation, Cloud migration

Azure can bring the benefits of productivity, agility and decreased costs to your organisation, but like many things, realising the dream relies upon the preparation before you take the leap.

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Do we still need backups?

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2019 9:03:10 AM / by Drew Markham posted in Disaster Recovery, cloud first, enterprise cloud

Backups are a business essential. They give us the reassurance that, if one day something goes badly wrong, we’ll have our critical business information backed up and ready to retrieve. But they take a lot of time and resource. That’s partly because data size and composition of varying formats keeps increasing; plus, in spite of deduplication, a lot of legacy data remains, especially on old media where it’s not easily recoverable.
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Fordway Customers: Cloud Challenges & Needs

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 23, 2018 4:25:37 PM / by Caroline Houlden posted in enterprise cloud, Cloud migration

As an IT Services and Cloud Consultancy for medium to large enterprises in all sectors, we are aware that moving to cloud isn’t a simple choice, especially in the public sector and NHS which have their own issues.

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Some popular cloud myths deconstructed

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 30, 2018 5:30:23 PM / by Caroline Houlden posted in cloud, enterprise cloud, tactical

There are a number of myths which have sprung up around cloud which need to be addressed.

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What’s the point of managed cloud?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 2, 2017 3:06:49 PM / by Caroline Houlden posted in managed cloud, Fordway Managed Services, Cloud Shock, enterprise cloud

We’re all now familiar with the benefits of cloud computing: limitless capacity, almost total flexibility and increased efficiency, as well as transferring costs from Capex to Opex.

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10 cloud trends you should know about

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 10, 2017 3:39:40 PM / by Caroline Houlden posted in cloud, cloud intermediation, enterprise cloud, hyperconvergence, Cloud Monitoring, Cloud Security

For most organisations the question is no longer whether to adopt cloud but when and what services to move, while early adopters should be reviewing their portfolio to make sure they are getting best value. For both groups, these are the key trends to look out for.
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